The first table below looks at the demand for the WPF Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WPF Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the City of London region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF) Developer
Rank 181 185 173
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -12
Contract jobs requiring a WPF Developer 17 37 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.29% 0.52% 0.61%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.31% 0.56% 0.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 36 39
Average daily rate
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£575 £550 £575
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.54% -4.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £488
10% offered a daily rate of more than £630 £675 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £400 £381
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +4.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.50 £33.50 £41.00
% change year-on-year
+50.74% -18.29%
Job Titles Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5414 6582 7202
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 92.04% 92.63% 92.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 3942 4842 5241
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 91 168 170
Average hourly rate £18.48 £20.00 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.60% -2.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.74 £51.00 £41.05
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.23 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-4.20% -6.89%
WPF Developer
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WPF Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing WPF Developer in the job title across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

WPF Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

WPF Developer
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing WPF Developer across the City of London region.

WPF Developer Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

WPF Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WPF Developer across the City of London region over the 3 months to 24 July 2014.

WPF Developer Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

WPF Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region that cited WPF Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with WPF Developer in their job title.

1 30 (100.00%) WPF
2 27 (90.00%) C#
3 16 (53.33%) .NET
3 16 (53.33%) Front Office
4 15 (50.00%) Banking
5 12 (40.00%) MVVM
6 10 (33.33%) SQL Server
6 10 (33.33%) Low Latency
7 8 (26.67%) SQL Server 2008
7 8 (26.67%) Multithreading
8 7 (23.33%) TDD
9 6 (20.00%) Finance
10 5 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
10 5 (16.67%) .NET Framework
11 4 (13.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 4 (13.33%) Investment Banking
11 4 (13.33%) Electronic Trading
11 4 (13.33%) MSTest
11 4 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
11 4 (13.33%) MVC
11 4 (13.33%) WinForms
11 4 (13.33%) SQL
11 4 (13.33%) Microsoft
11 4 (13.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 4 (13.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 4 (13.33%) Reactive Extensions
12 3 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
12 3 (10.00%) Web Services
12 3 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
12 3 (10.00%) Scrum

WPF Developer
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region that cited WPF Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with WPF Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (3.33%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 8 (26.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (13.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (3.33%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 4 (13.33%) MSTest
2 3 (10.00%) Subversion
3 2 (6.67%) TeamCity
3 2 (6.67%) Moq
4 1 (3.33%) Rhino Mocks
4 1 (3.33%) JIRA
General
1 16 (53.33%) Front Office
2 15 (50.00%) Banking
3 6 (20.00%) Finance
4 4 (13.33%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (100.00%) WPF
2 16 (53.33%) .NET
3 5 (16.67%) .NET Framework
4 4 (13.33%) WinForms
4 4 (13.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 4 (13.33%) Reactive Extensions
5 3 (10.00%) Web Services
5 3 (10.00%) LINQ
6 2 (6.67%) WCF
6 2 (6.67%) Ninject
7 1 (3.33%) HTML
7 1 (3.33%) Rendezvous
7 1 (3.33%) HTML5
7 1 (3.33%) Silverlight
7 1 (3.33%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 3 (10.00%) Fixed Income
2 3 (10.00%) Derivative
3 2 (6.67%) Mathematics
3 2 (6.67%) Physics
4 1 (3.33%) Inversion of Control
4 1 (3.33%) Credit Derivative
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.67%) UNIX
2 1 (3.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (40.00%) MVVM
2 10 (33.33%) Low Latency
3 8 (26.67%) Multithreading
4 7 (23.33%) TDD
5 4 (13.33%) Electronic Trading
5 4 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (13.33%) MVC
6 3 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (10.00%) Scrum
6 3 (10.00%) Dependency Injection
6 3 (10.00%) Algorithmic Trading
7 2 (6.67%) ETL
8 1 (3.33%) E-Commerce
8 1 (3.33%) SOA
8 1 (3.33%) Asset Management
8 1 (3.33%) BDD
8 1 (3.33%) Domain-Driven Design
8 1 (3.33%) Greeks
8 1 (3.33%) Use Case
8 1 (3.33%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 27 (90.00%) C#
2 4 (13.33%) SQL
3 2 (6.67%) VB
4 1 (3.33%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.33%) XAML
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.67%) Basel III
Vendors
1 4 (13.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.67%) Informatica
3 1 (3.33%) Sybase
3 1 (3.33%) TIBCO
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